Budget 2013: Help to Buy injects £130bn into high-LTV mortgages

Budget 2013: Help to Buy injects £130bn into high-LTV mortgages

The 2013 Budget includes provisions that should see a return of high loan-to-value ratio mortgages to the beleaguered British housing market.

 

Since the sub-prime lending crisis – one of the shocks that triggered the initial economic turbulence back …

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The 2013 Budget includes provisions that should see a return of high loan-to-value ratio mortgages to the beleaguered British housing market.

 

Since the sub-prime lending crisis – one of the shocks that triggered the initial economic turbulence back …

Budget 2013: Increasing the pace of business finance

Budget 2013: Increasing the pace of business finance

The first strategy for the Business Bank will see its introduction accelerated, according to measures outlined in the 2013 Budget speech this month.

 

Several issues relating to the Business Bank are listed in the Red Book, as part of …

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The first strategy for the Business Bank will see its introduction accelerated, according to measures outlined in the 2013 Budget speech this month.

 

Several issues relating to the Business Bank are listed in the Red Book, as part of …

Budget 2013: HMRC to increase use of charging orders

Budget 2013: HMRC to increase use of charging orders

Among the raft of tax evasion and avoidance crackdowns announced in this month’s 2013 Budget speech, it was revealed that HMRC will be making more extensive use of ‘charging orders‘.

 

These allow unsecured debts – unpaid …

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Among the raft of tax evasion and avoidance crackdowns announced in this month’s 2013 Budget speech, it was revealed that HMRC will be making more extensive use of ‘charging orders‘.

 

These allow unsecured debts – unpaid …

All change (almost) as two new additions join Dragons’ Den

All change (almost) as two new additions join Dragons’ Den

The BBC’s ever-popular investment talent show Dragons’ Den is having a reshuffle for the new series, with two of its most well-loved characters, Theo Paphitis and Hilary Devey, leaving the den like so many unlucky entrepreneurs before them.

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The BBC’s ever-popular investment talent show Dragons’ Den is having a reshuffle for the new series, with two of its most well-loved characters, Theo Paphitis and Hilary Devey, leaving the den like so many unlucky entrepreneurs before them.

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CBI calls for cap to business rates in Budget 2013

CBI calls for cap to business rates in Budget 2013

With the 2013 Budget statement imminent, the Confederation of British Industry has called for businesses to be given a much-needed boost in the form of a cap on business rates.

 

Placing a 2% cap on business rate increases …

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With the 2013 Budget statement imminent, the Confederation of British Industry has called for businesses to be given a much-needed boost in the form of a cap on business rates.

 

Placing a 2% cap on business rate increases …

One in six micro-businesses use payday loans for funds

One in six micro-businesses use payday loans for funds

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New figures from alternative lender Amigo Loans show that one in six micro-businesses – those with fewer than ten employees – were set up using high-interest payday loans to get them off …

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New figures from alternative lender Amigo Loans show that one in six micro-businesses – those with fewer than ten employees – were set up using high-interest payday loans to get them off …

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March 1, 2013 · Filed Under Accounting, Humour, Tax, VAT

 

Central Business Services Anna Perry

Central Business Services Anna Perry

 

I seem to have spent a lot of time this week talking to clients about debt …

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The Cash Protection Agency

March 1, 2013 · Filed Under Accounting, Humour, Tax, VAT

 

Central Business Services Anna Perry

Central Business Services Anna Perry

 

I seem to have spent a lot of time this week talking to clients about debt …

BoE figures show lack of Funding for Lending

BoE figures show lack of Funding for Lending

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The Funding for Lending Scheme seems not to be living up to its name, as the latest figures from the Bank of England show a net drop in the amount lent by participants during …

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The Funding for Lending Scheme seems not to be living up to its name, as the latest figures from the Bank of England show a net drop in the amount lent by participants during …

Under-25s see greatest rise in payday loan risk

Under-25s see greatest rise in payday loan risk

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Young people are experiencing the greatest increase in exposure to financial difficulties arising from high-interest payday loans, according to a debt charity.

 

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Young people are experiencing the greatest increase in exposure to financial difficulties arising from high-interest payday loans, according to a debt charity.

 

StepChange – formerly the Consumer Credit Counselling

Insolvency rates hit five-year low

Insolvency rates hit five-year low

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Business insolvency rates in January 2013 hit their lowest level in over five years, according to the latest monthly update from Experian.

 

Just 0.06% of all businesses in the UK failed …

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Business insolvency rates in January 2013 hit their lowest level in over five years, according to the latest monthly update from Experian.

 

Just 0.06% of all businesses in the UK failed …